Riding in Johnson's Academy


Canada Science and Technology Museum

Canada Science and Technology Museum
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The Hobby Horse was a fad among well-to-do men in the years 1818-1820. Londoner Denis Johnson catered to the fad by building the machines and then by providing an "academy" in which his customers could learn to ride.


  • Title: Riding in Johnson's Academy
  • Creator: Unidentified
  • Date: 1819
  • Location Created: London, England

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